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Tetra Tech is powering a just energy transition for all.

Tetra Tech is Leading with Science® to implement clean energy projects and policies that advance global climate and decarbonization goals. We advise national energy transition initiatives and structure finance to deploy clean energy solutions. We help create sustainable utilities and modern power grids. We promote equality and inclusivity in the global energy sector. We improve lives and livelihoods in the biggest cities and smallest villages, and at the intersection of energy-health and energy-water-food.

Our expertise includes scaling up renewable energy, increasing energy efficiency, and utilizing market-based mechanisms such as emissions trading. We work with governments, policy planners, investors and lenders, power project developers, and development agencies to increase energy access, strengthen energy security, and power economies.

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Energy Transition

Tetra Tech scales renewables, strengthens climate resilience, and advances equitable economic benefits of clean energy. We implement and support comprehensive programs that involve policy reform, competitive procurement, utility demand-side management, and clean energy deployment.

  • Just energy transition advisory
  • Energy sector decarbonization and diversification
  • Renewable energy auctions and tendering
  • Renewable energy grid integration, studies, assessments, and strategies
  • Feasibility studies and due diligence for renewable energy and energy storage solutions
  • Climate change vulnerability assessments of power infrastructure
  • Clean and decentralized energy system design and deployment
  • Green hydrogen and carbon capture strategies
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Sustainable Energy Finance

Tetra Tech leverages public and private capital at scale to finance the clean and just energy transition. We support developing and emerging countries with renewable energy transactions and have strong relationships with lenders and investors. We understand the mandates, minimum requirements, and risk appetite of these investors, allowing us to rapidly identify financing partners.

  • Impact and blended finance strategic advisory
  • Project finance and transaction advisory
  • Financial modeling
  • Investment due diligence
  • Financing instruments for climate change mitigation and adaptation
  • Carbon finance
  • Green and sustainability bonds
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Utility Management Consulting

Tetra Tech partners with energy utilities worldwide to decarbonize portfolios, strengthen power system resilience, and boost efficiency to drive the clean energy transition. Our clients range from advanced utilities in North America, Europe, and the Middle East to recently privatized utilities in developing countries.

  • Tetra Tech Utility Maturity Model and performance improvement planning
  • Rapid Resilience Diagnostic to maximize climate and energy transition investment
  • Decarbonization, resiliency, and capital investment planning
  • Operations management and performance enhancement
  • Utility modernization and commercialization
  • Digital asset management and inspection
  • Smart grid, digitalization, and automation
  • Owner’s engineer for grid infrastructure 
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Energy Access and the Energy Nexus

Tetra Tech is improving livelihoods through climate-smart energy solutions that power health, cultivate sustainable agriculture, and advance inclusive economic prosperity. We look at the intersections between energy and activities that drive economic and social development.

  • Energy policy and regulatory navigation
  • Grant program design and management
  • Results-based financing development and management
  • Market segmentation research and market assessments
  • Technical assistance, business acceleration, and access to finance for entrepreneurs and innovators
  • Renewable energy feasibility studies at commercial and industrial sites
  • Health facility electrification, operations, and maintenance planning
  • Implementation of energy efficiency and renewable energy credit lines
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Energy Security and Sector Reform

Tetra Tech works with governments and development agencies to open energy markets, secure supply, boost efficiency, and protect critical infrastructure.

  • Policy, legal, and regulatory frameworks for renewable energy and security of supply
  • Strategic energy planning
  • Mobilizing investment for clean energy projects and critical infrastructure
  • Technical and policy support to implement national energy-related climate goals
  • Strengthening and expanding electricity networks to maximize cross-border trade
  • Advising and enhancing independence of energy regulators
  • Assessing reform progress via a sector maturity model
  • Cybersecurity strengthening to prevent and respond to threats to energy infrastructure
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Gender Equality and Social Inclusion

Tetra Tech is building a global energy sector anchored in inclusion, sustainability, and resilience. More than a quarter of our energy projects include a gender equality and social inclusion focus.

  • Gender and social inclusion mainstreaming into energy, climate, and sustainable infrastructure programs
  • Change management for integrating gender equality and social inclusion into organizations​
  • Gender-specialized capacity building and technical assistance, including survivor-centered approaches to gender-based violence and engaging men for gender equality
  • Gender- and climate-smart investing and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) metrics
  • Risk assessment and opportunity mapping for investors using 2X Criteria
  • Inclusive entrepreneurship across the energy value chain

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